Budget 2024

Tax and spend fiscal plan will inhibit growth

Statement by Goldy Hyder, president and CEO of the Business Council of Canada

Canada’s business leaders welcome the federal government’s proposal to locate in Halifax the North American regional office of NATO’s Defence Innovation Accelerator for the North Atlantic (DIANA). In my letter to Defence Minister Anita Anand last week, I noted DIANA could be a catalyst for industrial policy to drive the development and commercialization of research and innovation.